FileDialog.RunDialog Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Specifies a common dialog box.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

protected override bool RunDialog(
	IntPtr hWndOwner
)

Parameters

hWndOwner
Type: System.IntPtr

A value that represents the window handle of the owner window for the common dialog box.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the file could be opened; otherwise, false.

This method provides an implementation of RunDialog, and is invoked when the user of a file dialog invokes ShowDialog.

In the derived classes OpenFileDialog and SaveFileDialog an invalid file name Exception can be raised.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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